Privacy Policy

By accessing or using, you agree to the following terms of the Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy complies with the US data protection legislation when processing confidential information (e.g.: your name, birth date, e-mail address, mailing address, etc.) which relates to an identified or identifiable person ("Personal Data"). This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for Further explanation may be provided, where appropriate, on pages where personal data is requested. This Privacy Policy, coupled with any supplementary explanation, is designed to provide privacy protection tailored to the individual visitor to, or user of,

If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use reserves the right to change the Privacy Policy from time to time at its sole discretion without any individual notice. will place appropriate notice of any changes to the privacy policy on its home page. You shall have the ability to opt-out as per Section 6 below of having your information used in the event of a Privacy Policy revision.

Each use of will be subject to the most current version of the Privacy Policy at the time of such use. The current version is dated 14 October 2009.

Table of Contents

1. Overview
By the means of this Privacy Policy, intends to notify you of:

  • What Personal Data and other information about you is collected from you through (Section 2 and 3);
  • How your Personal Data and other information will be used (Section 2, 3 and 4);
  • What choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of Personal Data (Section 3 and 6);
  • The types of security procedures that are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of Personal Data and other information under's control (Section 5);
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in or delete your Personal Data (Section 7);
  • The Name and all details of the organization collecting the Personal Data and other information (Section 9 and 10);

2. Collection of Anonymous Data
Most of the information that collects is anonymous information, such as the pages you visit and the searches you perform.

2.1 Log Files will record the following anonymous information from any visitor going through its site: browser type, IP address, domain name, access time, and operating system. This aggregate data helps have a "macro-view" of the visitor traffic and understand what sections of the site the users like most. also uses this information to determine what kind of technology is available on the visitors' computers so it can better serve them by utilizing more advanced technologies (e.g., Macromedia Flash). None of this information is linked to any Personal Data.

2.2 Cookies and Advertisements
2.2.1 Our Cookies may collect other anonymous data regarding your visit to our website, including, for example, the date and time of your visit, and the domain name of the server from which you are visiting. This can provide information which may enable us to improve our website to best serve you. None of this information is linked to any Personal Data.

3. Collection of Personal Data
3.1 Personal Data collected by using services collects the following Personal Data from users of the following services on its site:

3.1.1 Contact Us might ask you to provide: first and last name, age, gender, e-mail address, birth date, telephone and information about your medical conditions. will only contact you by email or telephone if you give explicit permission to The other information that requests in this section is used only to know what articles are most successful on a qualitative basis on the site but without linking to your Personal Data. does not use your information for other purposes unless you explicitly agree to such use at the time of the collection.

4. Processing of Personal Data
4.1 Transfer into Archives and Destruction of Data

The collected data will be transferred into an archive at regular intervals. Data which is archived may be destroyed without notice at any time. However, reserves the unlimited right to destroy collected data at any time and without prior notification. Your personal data will be destroyed within 60 days of the study closing for enrollment.

4.2 Distribution of Information to you by the website
Our site users can expect to be contacted by in the following circumstances if you have not chosen to opt-out as per Section 6 below.

4.2.1 By email
Users who have voluntarily subscribed to receive more information about upcoming research studies will receive information if and when this material becomes available. Users will not be contacted for any other purpose unless they explicitly request that we do so.

4.2.2 By telephone will not contact you by telephone, unless expressively disclosed.

4.3 Data Request by Law, by Court or by a Regulatory Authority
If required by law, by court or by a regulatory authority will make accessible all requested data to such parties.

5. Protection of your Personal Data
Inside only selected employees and contractors have access to the server via their password.

The security policy is reviewed every six (6) months to ensure its accuracy and to ensure that it reflects any changes that have occurred on the website. Please take into consideration that the World Wide Web is a publicly accessible system. Each time information is made available online this is done at your own risk. Your data might be lost under way or may be accessible to unauthorized third persons.

6. Choice/Opt-out
Our site provides users the opportunity to receive communications from us. This is done at the point where we request information about the visitor. This site also gives users the option for removing their information from our database in order not to receive future communications or to no longer receive our service. An inaccurate description will cause delay or failure in processing your request. Please note that if you provide with inconsistent information, cannot guarantee that your most recent privacy preference will be honored.

7. Links
This website contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are 'clicking' to another website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

8. Contacting
You may contact the website by sending an email to

9. Questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy
If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, you should first contact's web team by clicking here.